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Obama tells Democrats: 'Don't rescue' Republicans on 'Trumpcare'

January 5, 2017
MJ Lee, Kevin Liptak, Manu Raju | CNN
President Barack Obama delivered a mandate to Democrats on Wednesday: "Don't rescue" Republicans on Obamacare.
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Obama huddles with Democrats on protecting his signature health care law

January 4, 2017
Juliet Eilperin, Amy Goldstein | The Washington Post
President Obama met behind closed doors Wednesday morning with congressional Democrats to map out a strategy to defend the Affordable Care Act.
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Obama’s enduring legacy: The concept of universal coverage

January 4, 2017
Doyle McManus | Los Angeles Times
Because of Obamacare, Republicans have inherited an obligation to ensure access to affordable health insurance for every American.
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President Obama to Give Jan. 10 Farewell Address in Chicago

January 3, 2017
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama will deliver his farewell address to the country on Jan. 10 in his hometown of Chicago.
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Trump Gets an Opening from Russia, but the Path Is Risky

December 31, 2016
David Sanger, Eric Schmitt, Michael Gordon | The New York Times
President Vladimir V. Putin seems to be counting the days until President Obama leaves office. His decision not to retaliate over the United States’ expulsion of Russian diplomats may offer President-elect Donald J. Trump a diplomatic opening.
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Obama: Busy With His Pen to the End

December 31, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
President Obama may be golfing with pals and snorkeling with his family in Hawaii as 2016 comes to a close, but he’s simultaneously making full use of his presidential say-so heading toward Inauguration Day.
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Transition From Barack Obama to Donald Trump Turns Tense

December 31, 2016
Peter Nicholas, Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
After warm start, White House changeover gets messy as agendas collide
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‘The Game Will Go On’ as U.S. Expels Russian Diplomats

December 31, 2016
Mark Mazzetti, Adam Goldman | The New York Times
The spies are not particularly difficult to find. What is difficult is deciding what to do with them.
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Global impact of Trump's tweets, Obama says he would have beaten Trump, and Democrats look to 2020 campaign

December 30, 2016
How do world leaders respond to Donald Trump's Twitter feed?
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